Top 5 Richest Women In Technology Sector
Amy | On 06, Aug 2015
Today, we are going to show you the 5 top richest women in the world of technology of 2015. The women in the list below include some entrepreneurs who have built inventive businesses, as well as inheritors who took over technology fortunes. Have a look at the list below; get inspired, it’s never too late to start your own thing.
To begin with the richest woman in the tech industry is, the wife of Steve Jobs – Laurene Powell Jobs. She inherited her wealth from Steve Jobs. After his death in 2011, she inherited his stakes in Apple and Disney. She now controls a $21.4 billion fortune.
The second richest female in the tech sector would be the Chinese entrepreneur Zhou Qunfei. In 2003, Zhou Qunfei founded the company Lens Technology, which supplies high-end glass for mobile devices and laptops. Her company employs 60,000 workers, Zhou has a wealth of $7.5 billion.
The third richest woman in the tech field is Dagmar Dolby, with $3 billion. When her husband died in 2013, Dagmar Dolby and her sons gained control of almost half of the stock in Dolby Laboratories.
4th in place is Denise Coates. Denise is an English business woman, who is the founder of an online gambling company in 2000 called Bet365, which is worth $2.9 billion.
Last but not least, is the American founder of Epic System in the U.S – Judith Faulkner. Her system today, stores more than half of the American’s medical information. Her net worth is $2.6 billion.
These are the top 5 richest women in technology field, but don’t forget that these are not the only women in the tech field, the list goes on, including Eva Maria with $2.5 billion- Inherited Computer Associates; Meg Whitman CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP), with $1.3 billion; and Marissa Mayer, whose net worth is $410 million and is the current CEO of Yahoo.
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